Goooooooood morning from Literacy Connexus! I hope that everyone is having a wonderful week and staying clear of the big, bad Delta variant of Covid that’s running around. Today, I want to share some awesome resources for adult ELL instruction from Colorin Colorado.

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Are you preparing for fall ESL classes? Are you wondering where to start? Or maybe looking to get a few more resources under your belt? Colorin Colorado is a bilingual for educators and families of English language learners. They offer tips and resources on things like supporting ELLs through Covid-19, family outreach, helping children learn how to read, distance learning for ELLs, and book lists for different ages. It’s truly a gem of a website.

In addition to all of the wonderful things that Colorin Colorado provides, they have also compiled a list of teacher resources for adult ELL instruction that is 3 pages long! If you’re just starting out teaching ESL this year, or looking for a little beginning of the year inspiration check out the link below. The list of resources includes lesson plans, activity ideas, games, quizzes, music, and more!

Teacher Resources: Adult ELL Instruction

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